Welp 2020, you certainly have tested my stubbornness in staying positive. Anyone else? ***the whole world raises their hand*** It has been an incredible challenge over the past 6 months to stay in the light. I must say, I might have cracked a little over it all. I'll always search for the purpose/meaning for everything … Continue reading 3 Easy Things You Can Do Right Now To Reduce Stress
“Are you ready for this?”, He said to me. “Are you ready to have a black child in America? Are you ready to have people not like your kids because of who they are? Are you ready to take that on? Because THIS is a lifelong battle.” ****HUGE DEEP BREATH*** I knew it might not … Continue reading Being a Mom of Black Children in America.
It may sound like I’m shouting…but I’m not…kind of LOL Let me explain; I was talking with someone about a rash on their child’s body. “What do you think it is?” they asked me. So, I went through the list of questions that I normally do when I am trying to diagnose. Have you tried … Continue reading Going Back to My Why-Reducing My Toxic Load
May is a trifecta…. For my husband… Let me explain, My son’s birthday, my birthday, and mother’s day are all one week apart. As he described it (with a slightly terrified look in his eye), he has to be “on” for 3 weeks in a row. I guess we didn’t plan that one out very … Continue reading Gift Ideas For The Health Conscious Momma
My Baby is 3. He doesn’t feel like 3 to me, he feels like my little baby boy that I swaddle, snuggle, and rock to sleep. I don’t do that-rock him to sleep anymore-but I crave that time in our lives again. It’s so weird to have your kid grow. I feel like the minutes … Continue reading My Birth Story-Ezekiel is 3!
Quarantine Day #4,279 Not really, but you get the idea. This has all been a blur to be honest. The days all blend together and I’m not really sure when the last time I put real people clothes on was. And, I have to be honest… I’m actually really enjoying this, and enjoying myself, and … Continue reading How I Am Spending My Time During Quarantine
I’m pretty sure I came out of the womb in sweatpants. Like, no joke. They were meant for me and I was meant for them. And, if I wasn’t born in Idaho then I most likely would have been born in Scandinavia…because, well, hygge. You’ve heard of that, right? If you’ve spent any amount of … Continue reading My Hygge Habits
I went to target yesterday, mostly because I was starting to feel the communal panic of this COVID-19 virus and also because I go to target 8 out of the 7 days a week;). I found myself in the cleaning section and had a rapid fire conversation in my head about how everything must get … Continue reading How to Put Those Oils to Work.
I have 6 in my house right now. 3 of them are within feet of each other (forehead smack emoji right here). I sincerely feel that having a (or 6) diffusers in your living space is the one of the best things you can do for your family. You see, diffusing is arguably the most … Continue reading Diffuser Care
I've had to get used the weather in California. Yes, I just said that. Growing up in Idaho, we had #allthseasons; snow filled Winters, crisp, bright Springs, sunny Summers, and cozy Autmns. Here? Here we have sun, sun, more sun, and maybe an occassional rainy day. I know you think I'm complaining about good whether, … Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Smoothie